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Re: [O] Single outer smart quotes.

From: Leonard Randall
Subject: Re: [O] Single outer smart quotes.
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:12:59 +0100

Thanks for the help!

On 13 September 2015 at 21:10, Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> wrote:

Leonard Randall <address@hidden> writes:

> The new smart quotes algorithm does not seem to capture British style
> quoting (single outer quotes, double inner quotes) correctly. It
> treats all single quotes that are not enclosed in double quotes as
> apostrophes. I assume that it was revised to deal with apostrophes
> that occur on the outside of words, and I saw that it was updated
> again just last week to deal with some edge cases.


> Do you think that there is an easy way to make it recognise single
> outer quotes without sacrificing the recent gains, or would it be
> better just to treat American style quoting as the standard for source
> files, and just add an en-gb entry to org-export-smart-quotes-alist
> that converts double quotes to single quotes and vice versa?

The latter. You can fix "en" entry in `org-export-smart-quotes-alist'
and add a new "us" entry, if needed.


Nicolas Goaziou

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